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Confucianism, Chinese history, and society /
edited by Wong Sin Kiong.
imprint
Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific Pub., 2012.
description
viii, 253 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
9789814374477 (Paper), 9814374474 (Paper)
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imprint
Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific Pub., 2012.
isbn
9789814374477 (Paper)
9814374474 (Paper)
contents note
A Confucian perspective on human rights -- Nationalism and Confucianism -- Did Confucianism hinder the development of science in China? -- East meets West : the impact on China and her response -- Across translingual landscape : crisis and innovation in contemporary Chinese cultures -- Zheng He : navigator, discoverer, and diplomat -- Plurality of cultures in the context of globalization and a new perspective of comparative literature -- The scientific merit of educational studies -- In the beginning : searching for childhood in Chinese history and philosophy -- The walls and waters : a comparative study of the city cultures in modern China : Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.
catalogue key
8619140
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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This volume covers many important themes and topics in Chinese Studies, including the Confucian perspective on human rights, Nationalism and Confucianism, Confucianism and the development of Science in China, and crisis and innovation in contemporary Chinese cultures.
Main Description
Confucianism, Chinese History and Society is a collection of essays authored by world renowned scholars on Chinese studies, including Professor Ho Peng Yoke (Needham Research Institute), Professor Leo Ou-fan Lee (Harvard University), Professor Philip Y S Leung (Chinese University of Hong Kong), Professor Liu Ts'un-Yan (Australian National University), Professor Tu Wei-Ming (Harvard University), Professor Wang Gungwu (National University of Singapore) and Professor Yue Daiyun (Peking University). The volume covers many important themes and topics in Chinese Studies, including the Confucian perspective on human rights, Nationalism and Confucianism, Confucianism and the development of Science in China, crisis and innovation in contemporary Chinese cultures, plurality of cultures in the context of globalization, and comparative study of the city cultures in modern China. These essays were originally delivered at the Professor Wu Teh Yao Memorial Lectures. Wu Teh Yao (19171994) was an educator, political scientist, specialist in Confucianism and original drafter of the United Nation's Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Table of Contents
Forewordp. v
A Confucian Perspective on Human Rightsp. 1
Nationalism and Confucianismp. 23
Did Confucianism Hinder the Development of Science in China?p. 49
East Meets West: The Impact on China and Her Responsep. 67
Across Translingual Landscape: Crisis and Innovation in Contemporary Chinese Culturesp. 89
Zheng He: Navigator, Discoverer, and Diplomatp. 111
Plurality of Cultures in the Context of Globalization and a New Perspective of Comparative Literaturep. 127
The Scientific Merit of Educational Studiesp. 145
In the Beginning: Searching for Childhood in Chinese History and Philosophyp. 171
The Walls and Waters: A Comparative Study of the City Cultures in Modern China - Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kongp. 221
Indexp. 247
Editorp. 253
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